Happy birthday to all the little May flowers out there! Mama, if you’re welcoming a baby this month, you’ve won the lottery. May babies are some of the sweetest, most genuine, and caring people you’ll ever meet.
Important Dates for your 2022 May Baby:
80 years after the invention of Duct Tape,
once called “Duck Tape” thanks to its water-resistant properties. In 1942, it was used in World War II to seal boxes of ammunition. Since then, Duct Tape has been used by everyone from NASA to high schoolers making DIY prom dresses!
33 yearsafterthe first Simpsons episode aired on Fox.
Titled, “Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire,” it was a Christmas special that kicked off 13 seasons and 723 episodes.
10 yearsafter Psy’s “Gangnam Style” craze swept the world,
prompting thousands of Gangnam-inspired dance videos. Even though the original YouTube video was uploaded a decade ago, you can probably hear that upbeat music in your head now!
Personality Traits of your May Baby:
May Birth Month Fun Facts:
The May birthstone is emerald.The deep green hue of emerald is associated with the renewal of springtime. May babies have a bright, youthful energy that suits this colorful stone.
May’s birth flowers are lily of the valleyand hawthorn.These flowers historically are used to send messages to loved ones. Sending a lily of the valley shows the recipient your heart is full when they are near, and a hawthorn is a message of hope.
The most popular birth dates in May are the 23rd, 24th, and 22nd, in that order.There are anywhere from 11,200-11,500 babies born on those days, according to data analyzed in 2020. If you look back in the calendar, it will appear that Labor Day weekend might have something to do with going in to labor on those dates!
…While May 26th is the least commonMay birthday.That day saw around 10,400 babies making their debut. To see how popular your baby’s date of birth is, check out this chart that uses data on babies born from 1994 to 2014.
There are two zodiac signs for babies born in May:
Before May 20th are the Taurus babies, born to build their own slice of paradise and enjoy all the world has to offer. After May 20th are the Geminis! Talkative air signs who can get along with anyone, both signs are fitting for a May baby. Read more about what the zodiac signs mean for your baby in our zodiac series.
Famous People Born in May:
Celebrities of all generations share a birth month with your baby, like:
May is a musical month, with birthdays for:
People born in May have made their mark on the world, with lots of leaders and rule-breakerslike:
There are plenty of fictional charactersborn in May, too:
May Historical Events:
Snapshot of Life in May 2022:
When your little one asks what the world was like when they were born, here’s what you can tell them!
Major news headlines included:
Happy Birthday to all May babies!
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